The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 55 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.26% - 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% - 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Average salary £30,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Manual Testing
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 224 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.84% 78.87% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 288 201 314
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Image Processing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) TestNG
6 1 (14.29%) Hudson
6 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
3 4 (57.14%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) LINQ
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Image Processing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft